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I have heretofore transmitted ⟨to⟩ you the arrangement of the second Regiment of ⟨Artillerists⟩ shewing the batalion which you are to command and its destination generally. Measures are taking to bring the companies not already there within the sphere of that destination. But you will immediately assume the command of all the fortified posts in the vicinity of the sea board within the States...
Inclosed are letters from Gen Lincoln Col Rice & Mr. Noble I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have signed the warrants inclosed in your letter of the 15th & sent them to J.C. Jones. His letter to you, I return & suppose you will comply with his request. I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I enclose you some papers from Mr. Bradford Marshall of this district & a letter from some French officers prisoners at Wiscassett. I pray your attention to the subject & I believe it will be adviseable to give them all leave to return to France upon Parol, not to serve against the United States by sea or land I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed is a recommendation of Mr Nathaniel Mayhew of Chilmark to be keeper of the light house on Gay head I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
About a month ago, I took the liberty to forward to you, by an American Gentleman of the name of Hays, a translation of a pamphlet, published here in the Italian language; I have not adhered literally to the text, but have taken the licence to make such alterations & additions as are analogous to the present day: I flatter myself, it has, before this, been put into your hands, & conscious that...
In a letter which I had the honour to write you dated the 22d inst. I submitted the names of Messrs. Tracy and Badger for Lieutenancies in the Regiment commanded by Lt. Colonel Taylor. I received this morning the inclosed letter from the honourable Mr. Tracy, by which it would appear, that one of these gentlemen may answer better for the Provisional army, and that it is doubtful whether the...
I enclose the Proceedings of a General Court Martial, held at the City Hall, of the City of New York, by order of Major General Hamilton, for the trial of such persons as should be brought before it, on the 16th. day of April 1799. At this Court Richard Hunt a Serjeant in a Company of the 2d. Regiment of Artillerists, and Engineers, commanded by Captain Still and stationed at West Point, was...
I received some time ago your kind favour of 1. December of the last year, and should have answered it sooner, but have been waiting untill I could have the pleasure of communicating to you better intelligence than of my dear wife’s illness: your letter arrived just at a moment when she was again taken ill, as she had already been twice before, and she can scarcely be said even now to be...
[ Philadelphia ] May 27, 1799 . “I have this moment recd. your letter of the 24th and several enclosures, among the latter a letter to Lt Col. Hamtramck which I return for your reperusal. You will recollect, that the troops in Tenessee and on the Georgia Frontier are within Genl Pinckney’s command. Your letter to Hamtramck extends his authority to the troops in Tenessee. Will you be pleased to...